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Sajjan Agarwal is the Chairman and CEO of Greenhawk Corporation, an investment company focused on acquisition and management of middle market operating companies, residential and commercial real estate assets.
Prior to establishing Greenhawk, Mr. Agarwal was the CEO of Sigma Electric Manufacturing Corporation, a company he founded in 1981. Mr. Agarwal grew the company, headquartered in Garner, North Carolina from initially selling copper alloy grounding products to a corporation that sells and distributes thousands of diverse electrical products, industrial and appliance components to customers throughout the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe and India. After growing the business with over 2000 employees, Mr. Agarwal sold a majority stake in Sigma Electric to Goldman Sachs in October 2007 and still maintains a significant minority ownership of the Company and serves on the Company’s Board of Directors.
A member of the SIBF Class of 2010, Mr. Agarwal is also an active community leader. He formed Durga Devi Trust (Foundation) in 2002 in Pune, India to support education and vocational training to underprivileged students and women. This Foundation provides assistance through scholarships, teacher training and lab centers in state of Maharasthra and Rajasthan. He is also a board member and advisor of several local community organizations in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Mr. Agarwal received his MBA from Michigan State University, East Lansing and bachelor in engineering from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, India.